Performance Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Drain Cleaning’

How to Avoid Troublesome Drain Problems

Monday, April 12th, 2021

sink-drain-with-water-flowing-downIf we asked you what the #1 most common and annoying plumbing problem is, what would your answer be? Our answer would be a drain clog—that’s what we hear from most of our customers. Just about everyone has dealt with a clogged up or slow drain at some point in their home—and we certainly deal with a lot of drain clogs in the homes we serve.

We’d like to help you avoid this! If we could help you have as few plumbing problems as possible, then we’ve done our job right. Read on as we uncover some of the preventive steps you can start taking today.

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The Pros and Cons of Different Drain Cleaning Techniques

Monday, March 5th, 2018

old-pipesEveryone has to deal with clogged drains every once in a while, and there’s no denying they’re obnoxious. While they’re not the most difficult issue to deal with, though, there are still right and wrong ways to go about it. This week, we’re going to go over a couple of professional drain cleaning techniques that are used for drain cleaning and one common technique that should never be used.

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Do I Need to Schedule Drain Cleaning Services?

Monday, January 8th, 2018

drain-cleaningWhen most people experience a clog with the drains in their home, the first thing they do is resort to store bought drain cleaner. If you want your drains to stay in good condition for as long as possible, you will not do this. Store bought drain cleaners operate by using extremely caustic materials to melt whatever is causing the clog. They’ll clean out your drains, sure, but using them over a long period of time will also damage the drain pipes.

The best thing to do when you encounter a drain clog is to have a professional plumber take care of it for you. Professionals use non-corrosive means to clean drains, solving the problem for you without creating new issues down the road. If you aren’t sure whether or not you even need drain cleaning services, check out our list below.

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